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15 Years Of Experience In Law Solutions

Verleana D. Green-Telusca is the founder and senior partner of VDG Law Group, A Professional Corporation (formerly the Law Offices of Verleana D Green). VDG Law provides high quality, professional legal services to individual clients, families and small businesses in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration, Trust Litigation, and Contract Drafting and Litigation. 

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, Mrs. Green-Telusca earned her Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law. She was certified as a contract advisor by the National Football League Players Association in 2009. Mrs. Green-Telusca went on to receive her Masters of Law (LLM) in Taxation in 2014 from Golden Gate University Law School, as well as her Certificate in Estate Planning and Certification in Mediation.  In 2014, Mrs. Green-Telusca began teaching as an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law, teaching Elder Law.

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Mrs. Green-Telusca has been recognized by Super Lawyers as being one of the top attorneys in Northern California, under age 40 or in practice for 10 years or less (2013-2017). In 2023, Ms. Green-Telusca was recognized by Super Lawyer for being a top attorney in Northern California in Probate, Trusts and Estates.  Mrs. Green-Telusca was awarded The Innovator Award by Powerful Women of the Bay Area in 2015.   She also received recognition as a 2015 & 2016 and 2019-2022 Top 100 Lawyer by the National Black Lawyers Association, and national recognition as Nations Best Advocate, 40 Under 40 by the National Bar Association (NBA) in 2016, Elite Lawyer in 2021 2022 and 2023, and was selected as a Jefferson Award Winner for Community Service in 2022. 

Mrs. Green-Telusca founded a non-profit organization in 2014, The Estate and Retirement planning Specialists, focusing on educating the public on important issues such as Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Abuse Prevention and Detection and Trust Administration. The Estate and Retirement Planning Specialists host a yearly seminar, the Estate and Retirement Planning Summit, educating individuals on estate and retirement planning issues in Oakland, CA. 

Mrs. Green-Telusca is a member of a variety of professional organizations, including the State Bar of California Trusts and Estates Section, the East Bay Trusts and Estates Lawyers, Black Women Lawyers Association of Northern California, the National Bar Association and the Charles Houston Bar Association (Life Member). Mrs. Green-Telusca is also a member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women and has served on the Executive Committee as the organizations Secretary, 1st Vice President and Parliamentarian.

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